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Vol. I comp. and ed. by Rev. William Hudson; vol. II comp. and ed. by John Cottingham Tingey
V. 1. Documents relating to the government and administration of the city, with an introductory sketch of its municipal development. -- v. 2 Documents relating to the social and economic progress of the city, with an introduction